Collaborative Robots

Robotics can improve pharmaceutical yield

Robotics can improve pharmaceutical yield

With Mitsubishi Electric having written a white paper looking at robotics in the pharmaceutical sector, solutions manager David Bean highlights how industrial automation can improve the environmental footprint of pharmaceutical manufacturing activities. Smart pharmaceutical manufacturing can do more than drive up productivity. It can transform the lives of patients by providing access to high-quality medicines […]

By December 8, 2022 Read More →

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Autonomous mobile robot wins Red Dot award

Autonomous mobile robot wins Red Dot award

Schaeffler has been awarded the Red Dot: Best of the Best award for its Dual EXtendable (DEX), the autonomous mobile robot (AMR) project in the Red Dot Design Award under the Design Concept category. DEX was designed to reimagine the dexterity and intelligence of autonomous mobile robot (AMR) platforms and their collaboration with shopfloor employees. […]

By August 22, 2022 Read More →

Recent News

Euchner to drive growth with new appointment

Euchner to drive growth with new appointment

Machinery safety specialist Euchner has further demonstrated its commitment to its growth strategy with the appointment of Hollie Dixon in a new business development role. Hollie’s roles have been product-focused and customer-facing since joining Euchner, so she is already well-versed on the company and its portfolio of machinery safety products and training solutions. Commenting on […]

By November 30, 2022 Read More →
Does the advent of cobots mitigate the need for safety?

Does the advent of cobots mitigate the need for safety?

Robots have been in use within manufacturing for decades, bringing with them the need for enhanced safety solutions to ensure protection of the production line operatives. Today, with the rise of the cobot (Collaborative Robot) in automation and product assembly does this need for safety decline? The answer, says Idec, is a loud and definite […]

By November 29, 2022 Read More →
Repeatable production for automotive parts

Repeatable production for automotive parts

Fanuc has supported robot integrator DForce Engineering with the design and installation of two complete automation cells for aluminium underbody components for a prestigious automotive manufacturer. Leicester-based DForce Engineering has a portfolio of blue-chip clients in the automotive, nuclear and aerospace industries. The Sertec Group, a worldwide business in the automotive industry, is one of […]

By November 28, 2022 Read More →
Zimmer Group joins BARA to drive automation uptake

Zimmer Group joins BARA to drive automation uptake

In a move to further promote the benefits that the company’s gripper, end of arm tooling, and linear technologies bring to UK manufacturers and their production processes, Zimmer Group UK has announced membership of BARA, part of the PPMA Group. Becoming part of what are recognised as two of the UK’s premier industry associations will […]

By November 24, 2022 Read More →
Simplicity and productivity with new Lexium cobot

Simplicity and productivity with new Lexium cobot

At the Innovation Summit World Tour 2022, Schneider Electric highlighted a range of industry challenges, as well as introducing a new cobot in the Lexium range. Part of Schneider Electric’s advanced robotic system that helps workers perform heavy, repetitive and complex tasks, the cobot is said to be easy to implement into existing industrial environments […]

By November 24, 2022 Read More →